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Hines Midwest Regional Office


300 North LaSalle
Chicago, Illinois


Located in Chicago, the Hines Midwest Regional Office was established in 1986 after the completion of Three First National Plaza in Chicago. Hines has successfully completed over 60 projects in over 30 cities across the region. Hines has also added to its portfolio through 8 acquisitions and 8 third-party management contracts. All told, Hines has completed or owns/manages a total of 41 million square feet in the region with another 4.3 million square feet currently under way. Hines Midwest’s development expertise has been recognized four times by its peers by being awarded the highly prestigious ULI Development Award for Excellence for the finest development in all of North America. Hines Midwest has also received the highest number of ENERGY STAR labels from the U.S. government for any Midwest-based real estate enterprise.

Hines projects include leading industry technology developments for clients such as ABN AMRO North America, AEGON, Wells Fargo, Union Pacific, Pillsbury, JPMorgan, Devon Energy and Owens Corning. Also included are multi-tenant investment-grade developments and acquisitions with investment partners that include some of the largest pension funds in the United States. Hines' Midwest Region has developed the largest regional concentration of office projects for the firm nationwide.

A Current Regional Initiative

Hines was selected by Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. (TPNA) to manage the development of its new headquarters facility in Lake County, Illinois. The project includes three office buildings located on a prime, 70-acre site fronting the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) and Lake Cook Road.

The first phase, consisting of two five-story office buildings, each containing 382,000 square feet, was designed to house Takeda's growing headquarters workforce, currently comprised of more than 700 employees. Phase two will consist of one 250,000-square-foot office building.


C. Kevin Shannahan
Senior Managing Director/
CEO - Midwest & Southeast Regions

C. Kevin ShannahanC. Kevin Shannahan is the managing principal responsible for the development and asset management of projects across the Midwest and Southeast Regions of the United States and for new activities throughout South America and Canada (excluding Vancouver). He is also a member of the Hines Executive Committee. Since joining Hines in 1982, Mr. Shannahan has been involved in all phases of the development and management of over 70 million square feet representing in excess of $10 billion. He was responsible for expanding joint Midwest/Southeast Regions from a base of 7 million square feet and 100 employees beginning in 1990, to 70 million square feet and over 900 employees today. He also led expansion of the Midwest/Southeast product line from a CBD office core competency to encompass suburban office, mixed use, hotel, residential and land development components. Mr. Shannahan was responsible for founding the South America Region in 1998 and the Canadian Region in 2004, resulting in landmark office, industrial and residential products. He also created the first successful master planned land development model for the firm. In 1978, Mr. Shannahan graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and, in 1982, received his Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Graduate School of Business.
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Thomas G. D'Arcy
Senior Managing Director

Tom D'ArcyThomas G. D'Arcy joined Hines in 1998, and is a senior managing director based in the Midwest Regional Office. In his eleven years with Hines, Mr. D'Arcy has worked on projects in Chicago, Minneapolis, Detroit, Columbus, Cleveland, Nashville and Kansas City. During the last six years, he has assisted in the acquisition of several Chicago-area projects including: One North Wacker, 333 West Wacker, 321 North Clark at Riverfront Plaza, the Harris Bank Building and Westwood of Lisle. Mr. D'Arcy has also worked on Hines development projects in Chicago, including: 191 North Wacker Drive, One South Dearborn and 300 North LaSalle. In addition to regional leasing assignments, he is currently responsible for the leasing and marketing of Hines' Chicago projects, totaling 10.0 million square feet. Mr. D'Arcy is a graduate of Kenyon College; he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1982.
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Tom Danilek
Senior Managing Director

Tom DanilekSince joining the firm in 1989, Tom Danilek has developed, renovated, acquired and/or disposed of more than 10 million square feet of commercial real estate representing approximately $2 billion. He also has extensive experience in development, leasing, marketing, asset management and finance. As project officer, Mr. Danilek was responsible for the development of a 600,000-square-foot mixed-use project in Nashville and the acquisition of the 300,000-square-foot One Lincoln Centre in Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois. Additionally he helped develop Chicago's 130,000-square-foot 29 North Wacker building, the 800,000-square-foot building at 303 E. Wacker Drive, the 650,000-square-foot 225 West Wacker Drive, and the 800,000-square-foot Quaker Tower. He also directed the disposition of the 170,000-square-foot 140 East Town Street in Columbus, Ohio, and the 375,000-square-foot Unisys Center in Lombard, Illinois. Mr. Danilek assisted in the development of 191 North Wacker in Chicago (720,000 square feet) and Comerica Tower at One Detroit Center (1 million square feet). He also assisted in the acquisition of the Homart Portfolio consisting of 17 buildings and comprising 5 million square feet of space. Mr. Danilek received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1985. He earned his Master of Business Administration, Finance, from Columbia University in 1989.
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David McGinnis
Senior Managing Director

David McGinnisDavid McGinnis has been involved in all phases of development and management of more than 10 million square feet of commercial real estate representing approximately $2 billion since joining Hines in 1981. He was significantly involved in the refinancing efforts for the Three First National Plaza in Chicago and the One Norwest Center in Denver, both 1.3 million square feet. As project officer, Mr. McGinnis was in charge of developing the 1 million-square-foot Comerica Tower at One Detroit Center and the 700,000-square-foot Fifty South Sixth Street building in Minneapolis. He also acquisitioned the 1.4 million-square-foot 225 South Sixth (formerly U.S. Bank Place) in Minneapolis, and supervised the 750,000 square-foot redevelopment of Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. As a co-project officer, Mr. McGinnis was responsible for the 5 million-square-foot redevelopment of the Renaissance Center in Detroit and the development of the 1 million-square-foot Union Pacific Corporation headquarters in Omaha. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Trinity University in 1973 and his Certified Public Accountant license in 1975.
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Greg Van Schaack
Senior Managing Director

Greg Van SchaackGreg Van Schaack joined Hines in 1985 and has since been active in establishing new development and management opportunities throughout the Midwest. As project officer, he has overseen the development of numerous buildings in the Chicago area including: 300 North LaSalle, a 1.3 million-square-foot, 60-story office tower on the Chicago River; One South Dearborn, a 825,000-square-foot, 40-story office tower located in the Loop Central Business District; Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Corporate Campus, a three-building 650,000-square-foot project with infrastructure for two additional buildings in Deerfield; 540 West Madison, a 1.3 million-square-foot high-technology office tower in Chicago's West Loop; 191 North Wacker, a 740,000-square-foot, 37-story office building in downtown Chicago; and Woodfield Preserve Office Center, 600,000-square-foot complex in Schaumburg, IL. Mr. Van Schaack is an advocate for green building in Chicago. LEED certification has been awarded to 540 West Madison, One South Dearborn, Takeda, 300 North LaSalle and is anticipated for River Point and Wolf Point West. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Colorado College in 1979.
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